The Dominican press reported this week that the General Directorate of Immigration carries out massive raids for the detention of Venezuelan illegals in rural areas, neighborhoods and the urban area of Santiago de los Caballeros, becoming province number 26 intervened by the agency, with a view to to detect and stop the immigration of undocumented foreigners. This is what panasdigitales.com reviewsPublicidad:
At least one hundred inspectors supported by members of the Armed Forces, the Police and the Public Prosecutor’s Office, participate in the operations that encompass farms and constructions of various works, especially buildings.
Migration agents who carry out the operations ordered by the director of the agency, retired Lieutenant General Máximo William Muñoz Delgado, are equipped with modern devices to determine in the same place, the legal status of arrested Haitian citizens. The Haitians who have their documentation, especially the National Plan of Regularization of Foreigners, (process to which Venezuelans could not apply), are dismissed, but those who lack papers, as is the case of most Venezuelan migrants Those who have not been included in any regularization process are being transferred from Santiago to the Refugee Center for Detained and Repatriated Persons that the Immigration Office in Haina, San Cristóbal, according to the reports.Publicidad:
The Minister of Economy, Planning and Development, Isidoro Santana, recently reported that Venezuelan immigration increased from 3,434 people in 2012 to 25,872 in 2017, which is equivalent to a growth of 653%.
Embassy washes his hands
The ambassador of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Ali Uzcategui, revealed that there are an estimated 30,000 citizens of that country who “do not know where they are.”
According to the diplomat of the South American nation, the figure corresponds to the people who entered the Dominican Republic as tourists, through the airports, between 2010 and 2016.
“With a simple addition and subtraction operation he gave me a figure of thirty thousand Venezuelans who do not know where they are,” Uzcategui said during a meeting with members of the Domínico-Venezolano Friendship Group.
Active migration in the streets
The team of Panas Digitales has been following for weeks, the complaints and alerts shared by the Venezuelan community through whatsapp groups, from “care that the truck goes by the Churchill”, to legal recommendations, which sound non-stop as notifications of the only “safe” way that migrants have found to calm nerves after fleeing the humanitarian crisis of the Nicolás Maduro government.
Danilo the saved diplomat of Maduro
The president of the Dominican Republic, Danilo Medina, has been a diplomatic bridge for the Venezuelan regime, serving as an intermediary in Venezuela’s internal and external political conflicts; first he was the host and mediator of the failed process of dialogue between the Venezuelan government and the opposition, now recently, he led secret meetings between diplomatic representatives of Venezuela and Panama after both countries suspended their trade and diplomatic relations.
The government of Medina in the Dominican Republic has not ruled on the presence of at least 30 thousand Venezuelans in its territory, nor set a position on the crisis in Venezuela at the last Summit of the Americas nor adhered to the declaration signed by more than 16 nations including the US, on freedom and democracy in Venezuela.